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British Columbia Aborignal Disaster Resilience Planning
Disasters can and do happen. First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities have been affected by hurricanes, wildfires, water contamination and an assortment of other hazards. Culture, language, livelihood options and Traditional Knowledge have flourished in some areas, while other communities have faced numerous challenges. What makes the difference? Why are some communities more resilient to disasters and change? How can you help your community survive and prosper? To assist you in navigating the website and to follow the planning process, the Aboriginal Disaster Resilience Planning (ADRP) Guide contains a summary of all of the steps and a checklist for you to complete once each activity has taken place. caEach step and associated activity outlined in the process diagram will guide you through planning, assessing your resilience, referencing the resource guide and tools. The Aboriginal Disaster Resilience Planning (ADRP) approach has been designed with aboriginal communities in mind. The ADRP process includes a user-friendly guide to help you work through the various steps to increase resiliency in your community.
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characteristics of society and cultures. Examples: settlements, anthropology, archaeology, education, traditional beliefs, manners and customs, demographic data, recreational areas and activities, social impact assessments, crime and justice, census information
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